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Junior Faculty Position in Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Employer
Michigan Medicine: Medical School: Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Location
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary
Competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Closing date
Dec 13, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Bioinformatics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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Description

The Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics (DCMB) at the University of Michigan Medical School seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  DCMB provides a vibrant environment for research and education, and has a strong tradition of multidisciplinary collaboration.  DCMB has 20 Primary and 29 Joint faculty, with >120 Affiliate faculty in its Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics (CCMB). DCMB hosts NIGMS Biomedical Informatics and Data Science and NCI Proteome Informatics pre-doctoral T32 training programs, and is currently home to >90 PhD and >100 Master students, with >110 PhD alumni.  Our department is growing rapidly, with ~15-fold increase in NIH funding during the past 10 years, and continues to build a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students.

We are currently recruiting a junior faculty member to establish an independent research program that addresses emerging challenges in translational bioinformatics and/or biomedical data science.  Innovative research may be in any area of bioinformatics, computational biology, data science methodology, with applications to biomedical, clinical, or public health research.  Candidates with a focus on quantitative aspects of health disparities research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Joint appointments may be considered with the Michigan Institute for Data Science, Life Sciences Institute, Michigan Neuroscience Institute, basic science departments including Learning Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and partnering clinical and public health departments.  DCMB seeks to enhance transdisciplinary collaborations across campus and is supported by the Precision Health and Biosciences Initiatives. Opportunities exist for faculty leadership roles in community outreach and improving the climate and well-being within DCMB.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have a PhD or MD/PhD degree in bioinformatics, biomedical or health informatics, computer science, biostatistics, or a related field.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, statements of research accomplishments and future research plans (up to 3 pages), graduate education (1 page), and commitment to diversity (1 page), and contact details of three or more references at http://apply.interfolio.com/113873.  For questions please contact ccmbrecruit@umich.edu.

Applications received before October 31, 2022 will receive special consideration for the 2022 cycle.  We offer flexible interview schedules (in person/hybrid/virtual) in accordance with U-M guidelines.

Ann Arbor and southeast Michigan has a remarkably positive cultural and living environment.  The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual-career families, and is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body.

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